Drugs

A Sick 12-Year-Old Is Suing Jeff Sessions Over Medical Marijuana

Alexis Bortell will have her day in court soon.

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A 12-year-old suing the federal government may have a whiff of adorableness. But for Alexis Bortell, who filed a lawsuit against Attorney General Jeff Sessions last fall, it's a choice she had to make to save her life. Bortell has epilepsy and Sessions has made it his mission to make it impossible for her to access…

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Kate Sheridan reports for STAT.